Articles from the September 26, 2018 edition

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Montana Senators Talk Farm Bill, Set to Expire Sept. 30

The 2018 versions of the farm bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate in late June and have been in conference ever since. In true form, the five-year bill is now set to expire at the end of the week on Sept. 30, and no... Full story


Nashua Overpass Delayed

Montana Department of Transportation Regional Director Shane Mintz, reached out to inform the Courier that initial estimates for the opening of the Nashua railroad overpass will not be met. The department had initially estimated the bridge would be... Full story


Prayer Walk Looks to Raise Concerns Surrounding KXL

“It’s a beautiful day for a walk,” shouted one of the prayer walkers at this past weekend’s prayer walk as the Courier arrived to interview event organizers and capture pictures. The event was intended to raise awareness to the group’s... Full story


City Council Votes to Increase Taxes

The Glasgow City Council voted in two separate meetings to increase tax assessments for city residents. At the Sept. 4 meeting, the council approved an increase in the number of mills to be assessed by the city in fiscal year (FY) 2018 to 2019. At... Full story


Small Business Owners Shine at Minnow Tank Competition

The first Minnow Tank Business Plan Competition, created and hosted by Great Northern Development Corporation, took place this past Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Cottonwood Inn in Glasgow. Inspired by th... Full story


Victim Advocacy Organization Fills Community Need

After many successful fundraising efforts to help victims of domestic violence, Love Should Not Hurt, an organization in Glasgow which supports victims' services for those affected by domestic... Full story


Joseph Carson

Joseph Carson, 95, passed away at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital surrounded by his devoted wife and family Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, of natural causes. Per Joe's request he has been cremated and... Full story


Lillie Irene Collins

Lillie Irene (Streick) Collins passed away at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont., Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, following a brief illness. Visitation will be Wednesday, September 26, at... Full story


Terry Bud Zeiger

Terry Bud Zeiger, 75, was relieved of pain on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. Services will be held Thursday, Sept. 27, at 2 p.m. Bell Mortuary is officiating and burial will be in the Highland Cemetery.... Full story


Zane Tollefson Services

Zane James Tollefson, 69, passed away Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at Valley View Home after a brief battle with cancer. A memorial service will be on Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Hinsdale Lutheran Church at 11 a.m., with a reception to... Full story


Scotties Seize Win Against Conrad

The Glasgow Scotties hosted the 0-3 Conrad Cowboys Sept. 21, playing to a sizable hometown crowd. Those that left early missed the best part: a Scottie win in the last seconds of the contest. The game... Full story


The Story of Norm Thompson

Each year at the conclusion of the annual Homecoming football game in Glasgow, the Norm Thompson Award is presented to the most valuable Scottie player. The recipient is not just measured by his... Full story


Scrappy Scotties Sink Sidney

The GHS volleyball team was on the road twice last week with contests in Sidney, Sept. 18, and a two-day tournament in Dickinson, N.D., Sept. 21 and 22. After losing their first set in Sidney, the... Full story


XC Boys, Girls Second in Havre

The Scottie cross country squad traveled to Havre for their annual invitational on Sept. 22, which is held on the campus of MSU-Northern. There wasn't a whole lot of improvement of individual times... Full story


Calendar of Upcoming Events

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open for visitors Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For special appointments or events, call 406-228-8692. THURSDAY – SEPT. 27 9 – 11 a.m. - Social hour at the Nashua Senior Center. 3:30 p.m. - Glasgow... Full story


Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I’m lucky enough to have many friends who are nurses. Amazing people really, who do the jobs many of us look away from. Caring for people in their worst, and sometimes most vulnerable moments. Keeping an open mind as to the situations...


Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, A recent opinion piece by Tom Reed of Trout Unlimited urged Montanans to support I-186. Reed claims that I-186 is “pro-mining but anti-pollution” - explaining that only environmentally responsible mines will be able operate if the...


The Allure of True Crime

Podcasts, downloadable audio content intended to entertain, educate or both, continue to grow in popularity. True Crime podcasts, especially, and women are a huge part of the genre’s success, both from a consumer standpoint and as providers and...


Bits and Pieces: Updates

It’s a little of this, a little of that week. First off, I’ll start with an update. After meeting with my oncologist, Dr. Kidd from Billings, several changes have been made. Instead of having chemotherapy by infusion, I have been put on a...


The Allure of Old Pens

Recently, a friend gifted us with a large wooden cheese box full of pens and pencils of prior years. My thoughts kinda went to the “with friends like this, who needs enemies” but I will have to admit it was fun to look at each of these items and...


Lexis T. Synan Services

Lexis T. Synan passed away Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Family will receive friends Sunday, Sept. 30, 2 to 6 p.m., at Bell Mortuary. Services will be Monday, Oct. 1, 11 a.m., at the Evangelical Church. A... Full story


Fort Peck Seniors to Hold Pancake Breakfast

The Fort Peck Senior Citizens will be having a pancake breakfast at Shelter 4 in Fort Peck from 8 to 11:30 a.m., on Saturday, Sept. 29. The meal is $5 for two pancakes, three sausages, coffee, cocoa or water and all are invited. During breakfast,... Full story


Artist of the Month Reception at the WAG

The Wheatgrass Arts and Gallery will host Keely Perkins at its Artist of the Month reception on Sunday, Oct. 7, from 3 to 5 p.m. Perkins' artwork reflects her constant amazement of nature, both flora...


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